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Darrell Lorance
Hometown (Last School)
Conway, MO (High)
February 28, 1928

Obituary – Darrell M. Lorance, Lebanon (MO) Daily Record (October 29, 2014)

Darrell M. Lorance, 85, of Moline, Ill., died Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, at Hope Creek Care Center in East Moline, Ill.

He was born on Feb. 28, 1928, in Phillipsburg, Mo., to Jesse and Maggie (Truelove) Lorance, who preceded him in death. He also was preceded in death by two brothers and a sister.

On Sept. 25, 1948, he married Patricia D. Park in Missouri, who died on Oct. 24, 2014.

He was a member of Riverside United Methodist Church in Moline, Ill. He was an avid golfer and a St. Louis Cardinals fan. He served as a fireman for the city of Moline, Ill. and retired after 20 years of service.

Survivors include his son, Darrell Lorance Jr., of Lebanon; two daughters, Vivian Lorance and Valerie Caldwell, both of Moline, Ill.; three grandchildren, Jason Lorance and Stacey, Jennifer Sly and Scott and Josh Caldwell; also six great-grandchildren, Jamie, Ava, Shelby, Hunter, Jacob, and Hailey.

A memorial service for Darrell Lorance and his wife, Patricia Deane will be held at noon Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, at Peterson Hall at Riverside United Methodist Church in Moline, Ill. As per his wishes cremation rites have been accorded under the direction of Vandemore Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Geneseo, Ill.

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